The impact of type 2 diabetes diagnosis on married couples

Federica Dellafiore, Debora Rosa, Francesco Pittella, Maria Paola Caruso, Martina Allemano, Rosario Caruso

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Abstract

Type 2 diabetes is a heavy burden for patients and their caregivers. Support provided by spouses has a positive influence on patient outcomes. This phenomenological descriptive study using semi-structured interviews explored the impact and meaning of diagnosis from the perspective of the patient and his/her spouse.

Original languageEnglish
Article numberJDN12
JournalJournal of Diabetes Nursing
Volume22
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2018

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Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Spouses
Caregivers
Interviews

Keywords

  • Couple
  • Diagnosis
  • Marriage
  • Support

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
  • Advanced and Specialised Nursing

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The impact of type 2 diabetes diagnosis on married couples. / Dellafiore, Federica; Rosa, Debora; Pittella, Francesco; Caruso, Maria Paola; Allemano, Martina; Caruso, Rosario.

In: Journal of Diabetes Nursing, Vol. 22, No. 2, JDN12, 01.01.2018.

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